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Danville, Illinois Job Growth

There were 28,500 jobs in Danville, Illinois in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 32,489 employed persons for the month. Danville lost 0 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 91 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Danville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 28,500 0 -300
CPS 32,489 +91 -267

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Danville, Illinois Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Danville as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Danville, Illinois

CES employment for Danville peaked in April 2000 at 34,200. Since then 5,700 jobs have been lost in Danville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 28,100 in December 2013, Danville has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 37,496 for Danville in April 2000. 5,007 jobs have been lost in Danville since then according to the household survey. From a December 2013 low of 32,139, Danville has added 350 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Danville, Illinois Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 28,500 0 32,489 91
February 2017 28,500 -300 32,398 87
January 2017 28,800 300 32,311 129
December 2016 28,500 0 32,182 -28
November 2016 28,500 100 32,210 4
October 2016 28,400 0 32,206 -3
September 2016 28,400 -100 32,209 -24
August 2016 28,500 100 32,233 -43
July 2016 28,400 100 32,276 -114
June 2016 28,300 -400 32,390 -143
May 2016 28,700 -100 32,533 -103
April 2016 28,800 0 32,636 -120